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Arena Hotel

4.0 of 5 Kucukayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu Ucler Hamami Sok. D:13-15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here on my family vacation. I am Indonesian living in Qatar, with 3 kids. The room was small but can cater 5 of us with sofa bed. It's like a home rather than hotel. The staffs greet us like a family and help everything you want. When we go to Bursa, we left all our luggage there free... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Bakthiar, Thanks for your return and for your good comments to our hotel.,It's pleasure for us to meet you and your family in our hotel.You can choose the family room at your second visit to İstanbul if you want, We hope to see you,your family and your friends again Best Regards Zeynep Şimşir More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The service, ambiente and atmosphere were great. Location of the hotel is superb, just 100m away from all important sights. The room was very clean and spacious. Very good value for money. We will definitely recommend this hotel to our friends. P.S. Many thanks for the interesting stories from Mr. Hayati :) Eva & Jurica

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eva & Jurica, Thank you very much for your quick review first :) and for you mentioned about our proximity to the important historical sights and cleanliness of our hotel. It was pleasure to meet you and hope to see you and your family & friends here at the soonest possible date. Cordially Zeynep Yıldız More 

Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel with friendly helpful staff. Close to the hippodrome and all the attractions. Wasn't that impressed with the breakfast buffet; looked like powdered eggs with an additional fee for fried eggs. The rooms are lovely with nice personal touches however we found them to be rather small and crowded. Hard to navigate about with more then one suitcase and... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear YankeeinQatar, I like to begin to thank you for your reviews first and we appreciate for your nice opinions about our staff. We have scrambled eggs for breakfast but outside of that we have omelette as extra and we do it according to our guest's requests, we add the matierials of green pepper, tomato, kashar cheese etc. Sometimes all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great staff and very friendly!! Location is close to all you want to see and do in Istanbul. Front desk always available and willing to help. Staff became friends in a few days!! Breakfast was one of the highlights of everyday.

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear NicoHelenKriek, Thank you very very much for your nice reviews, it made us extremely happy! It was very nice to host you in here and meet you people as you. We would like to see you in here at the soonest possible date. Cordially Zeynep Yıldız More 

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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel located on a side street in the heart of Sultanahmet district. Next to a mosque and walking distance from restaurants and attractions. Basic hotel not Worth the 4 stars rating. Avoid the 4th floor. The ceiling is very low with some sections less than 5 feets Small rooms, clean with poor lighing. You will be awaked by the sounds... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michel B, Thank you for you made your time to leave your comments about our hotel and share your opinions with our next travellers. Our guest's opinions are intensely important for progressing of our hotel and our service. Regarding the rooms, our economical rooms either are on the roof or on the ground floor, as every hotel does. Thank... More 

La Jolla, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time. Stayed 6 nights. The staff was very helpful. Especially the hotel receptionist. It is very safe area. We were close to the major sites and able to walk to just about everything. I would recommend this hotel.

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jlovetotravel2014, First of all, I would like to begin with thanking you as you allocated your time to make a review about our hotel and shared your opinions with our next travellers. Thank you for your recommendation and hope to see you in our hotel in the future. Cordially Zeynep Yıldız More 

Macau, Ilhas, Macau
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room size is good. The hotel is at a very convenient location to the main city sites such as hippodrome, hagia sofia, blue mosque etc. The hotel is a little tricky for tourist pick ups and drops offs as it is on a very steep and narrow street. The staff are friendly and very helpful. I enjoyed the complimentary... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Canny ! :) It's really nice to hear from you ! Firstly, we thank you for your sharing your opinions and spending your time to make a review on Tripadvisor.com about Arena Hotel. Thank you for you referred to conveniences of our hotel to the main attractions and sightseeings. I would like to indicate that it was my pleassure... More 

Baku, Azerbaijan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very comfortable hotel in a very convenient location. Close (4 minutes walk) to main city sites and restaurants. I blame myself for not booking rooms on higher floors because they are more beautiful and spacious higher. Staff is friendly and there are a lot to do around. The breakfast is good. Thanks for enjoyable stay!

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dilber K, We thank you for your nice reviews about Arena Hotel and spent your time to write your opinions on Tripadvisor.com. We hope to see you in our hotel in the nearest date. Cordially Zeynep Yıldız More 

Sibiu
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I were extremely disappointed upon our arrival at the hotel, because we didn’t get the suite we’ve booked MONTHS in advance. I showed the printed (personal) confirmation I’ve received from Arena Hotel to the female receptionist and her rude and untactful explanation was, and I quote: - a family arrived two days ago and we gave them... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Timeea B; First we thank you for your sharing your reviews. We are very sorry you were not feeling comfortable with us. It's very important that our guests feels comfortable and satisfied. Unfortunately this wasnt realized while you were in the hotel. We wished you shared your comments earlier with us, not after six months. We can tell you... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed 4 days here in a lovely comfortable room in the new wing - spacious, cool, quiet and state of the art bathroom. All the staff were fabulous but the amazing lady on reception (who spoke at least 3 languages with total fluency and ease!) was the cream on top. She was so friendly, knowledgeable and made me feel so... More 

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arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lee H, İnitially, we thank you for you shared your opinions and left your comments about our hotel. The opinions and comments of our guests are extremely important for us. We want you to know that we consider whole opinions and we ponder on them. Thank you for your beautiful reviews and hope to see you again in the... More 

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Address: Kucukayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu Ucler Hamami Sok. D:13-15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Arena Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Arena Hotel Istanbul
Hotel Style:
#45 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#104 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#114 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#129 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul

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